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Steve Jobs – Created iPad, iPod, iPhone
10 Things to Thank Steve Jobs For
- The iPod and iTunes
- Not doing it for the money. Long before Citigroup’s CEO Vikram Pandit was taking home $1 a year, Steve Jobs earned a measly $1 annual paycheck.
- Focusing on design
- Inspiring others. Not only do legions of entrepreneurs list Jobs as a source for inspiration, Apple’s ecosystem has helped fuel thousands of other businesses.
- The iPad. E-readers, computers and mobile devices
- Wowing investors. A decade ago Apple’s stock was worth $9 a share; today, it’s $372. Second only to oil giant Exxon Mobil, at $345 billion, Apple is one of the world’s most valuable companies.
- Being a visionary
- Forcing other corporate giants to be innovative
- Boosting employment
10 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT STEVE JOBS
- He was adopted – His biological father, Abdulfattah Jandali, grew up in Syria and met his biological mother, Joanne Schieble at the University of Wisconsin.
- He was bullied – In the sixth grade, Steve attended at Crittenden Middle School where he was bullied for allegedly being odd.
- He was a Zen Buddhist – In 1974 after working with electronics and video game company, Atari, Jobs travelled to India for 7 months in search for spiritual enlightenment.
- He was a college dropout – Jobs graduated from Homestead High School in Silicon Valley, but dropped out of Reed College in Oregon because he didn’t want to spend his parent’s money.
- He experimented with psychedelics – Jobs experimented with LSD a few times claiming that it was a “profound experience” and “one of the most important things” in his life. He claimed it helped him to think differently.
- Hewlett Packard offered Jobs a summer job – When Jobs was 12 HP founder Bill Hewlett offered him a summer job after Steve called him asking for parts for an electronics project.
- He was fired from Apple – Jobs was fired because Pepsi Executive John Sculley told the board that he was far too young.
- He was one of the youngest people to make the Forbes list
- He was one of the founders of Pixar.
- He is buried in an unmarked grave – Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2003. He tried natural alternative healing such as becoming a vegan, acupuncture, and herbal remedies. He resisted medicine. Jobs died at his home in Palo Alto with his family at his side. His final words were “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”
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